Japanese wood carving is rooted in personal wellness, relaxation, and an age-old meditative tradition of making with your hands. For me, it's the best way to express and channel my creative energy as a designer. I will teach you how to hand carve your own wooden spoon using traditional Japanese tools and…
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Charcuterie Board Refreshing Drinks
Refreshing Juices. Sparking Water
Spoon Blank Sandpaper + Tools
Product designer and maker Melanie Abrantes runs her own business in Oakland and sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, including Urban Outfitters and West Elm. She's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology, Domino magazine, Dwell, and Bon Appétit. She is the author of Penguin Random House's book, "Carve, A Simple Guide to Whittling" coming out August 2017.
We will be in my wood working studio in Oakland, CA. My space is in an old tomato-factory with brick walls and lots of saw dust! Close to both west oakland bart and the 880 freeway.
8月31日 星期六 13:00到15:30。
Please wear closed-toe shoes, and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. We will be carving and making a beautiful mess! Our studio entrance is in the back of the building near the train tracks.